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Must Love Magic by Erica Ridley

This is romantic, suspenseful and hilarious. Trevor is an anthropologist who is a professor at a college. He took a group of kids to a dig in Costa Rica hoping to find something spectacular. Daisy is an inept fairy, currently trying to become a tooth fairy, which is almost impossible because she can't do magic, at least not without a scientifically engineered wand. Daisy gets sent to retrieve the tooth of Angus, age 8, in Trevor's tent. They argue, because he obviously isn't 8, and his name isn't Angus. To make her go away, because he thinks she's crazy, he gives her a rock and tells her that the tooth is inside of it. So she goes back to Nether-Netherland and turns it in. Then gets arrested for trying to pass a rock off as a tooth. She's sent back to get the real tooth, and ends up using a Himalayan Lust Charm on Trevor, which makes then rip off their clothes and have wild sex in his office. Afterwards she steals every tooth in his lab, figuring that one of the

Love At The Hose Party b Kasey Stockton

This is romantic, entertaining and sweet. Lord Stallsbury is charming, flirty and cheeky. Mrs. Wheeler is determined, impulsive and insecure. After coming out of mourning for her husband, Mrs. Wheeler is determined to get herself and her sister out of their brother's home. She is contacted by a gentleman, who courted her years earlier, but never got further because of the deaths of her parents. She figures that Mr. Bancroft is her best chance at a decent marriage, which means her sister would be able to make a good match, so she agrees to go to the house party he invited her to. Lord Stallsbury is there to check out a guest that he is considering for marriage. One night very late, Mrs. Wheeler goes to the library to find a book to read, but ends up in Mr. Bancroft's study, which was already occupied by Lord Stallsbury. They end up talking for a while before she goes back to her room. The next night they repeat it, then every night. There's a bet made, unexpected guests, an

Bradley's Bride by Kathleen Lawless

This is an intense, gripping and suspenseful. Amanda is a strong, independent woman and has been half in love with Bradley for a while, but after a couple of dances one night, he completely shut her out. Bradley is a stubborn, insecure and impulsive man who wants to be loved, but thinks that nobody ever would. When Amanda's house gets broken into, the guys and Laura ganged up on her and convinced her to move to their ranch. Bradley's and Amanda's attraction heats up with them being close in proximity, to the point that they get caught kissing in a lake. Bradley had to be convinced to do the right thing, but he did propose. Amanda doesn't want to marry Bradley, because he'd never return her feelings. Hawkes comes to cause trouble again, which has Amanda blaming herself for the trouble, and determined to break from Bradley. Bradley's story, not knowing who his parents were, and what happened later as a child is tragic and surprising. I received a complimentary co

Wrangling His Best Friend's Sister by Leslie North

This is an amusing, romantic and emotional story. Ava moved back home after first losing her husband, and then her job. She needs out of her parents house, and working for her brother's best friend on his ranch would solve that problem. Bran isn't keen to hire her, she's a woman and the mother of a toddler, but he is sympathetic, so he finally agrees and moves Ava and her son, Cam, onto the ranch, and into his house. Ava always had a crush on Bran but there was never anything between them, and now she sees a strong and sexy cowboy. Bran can't stop thinking about how hot Ava grew up to be, and he drives himself crazy by wanting her, but needing to keep his hands off his best friend's little sister, the one he swore to never touch. Unfortunately for Bran, the chemistry between the two of them is irresistible, and they give in to it. But Bran feels guilty. Ava was also looking into some money of his that is missing, and he doesn't like the way Ava scolds him for th

Bleak Nights by Jenna Van Burke

This is a gripping and thrilling story. Antti is home looking for his brother after being apart for 9 years when he meets Brooke. Brooke is in Finland looking to get herself pregnant by a man she'll never see again, and won't know about the baby. I spent the first half of the book very confused, I did not read the first two books. But that made it more intriguing. Antti and Brooke end up falling in love and rethinking the future, but both have secrets that could destroy their future. There is also a killer on the hunt for revenge. I couldn't put this down, both parts of the storyline were fascinating. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Highlander Fallen by Rebecca Preston

This is more of an adventure story than a romantic one. Karin, an assistant lab technician at the CDC, has a car accident on her way home from work on a day she had a fight with her ex, and when she comes to she finds herself in Scotland, in the 15th century. The man who finds her was married to a woman who looked exactly like her, and was scientific like her. William decided to become a priest after losing his wife and child, but had recently had a change of heart and come home. There are others that came from the future at the castle, each replacing a relative, and marrying their spouse. Karin isn't interested in replacing William's wife, so she tries to avoid him. One day she was out riding and found that the local village is closed because too many of the people were sick, so she throws herself into discovering what is causing the illness, and what she can do to help. William happens to be an alchemist so he also is tryin to help, which has them working together to find a s

Point Blank Range by Em Petrova

This is steaming hot, thrilling and romantic. Linc and Nealy meet when she is sent to interview him about the details of his captivity after he escapes from the people of Operation X and then gets rescued by his Ranger Ops team. Nealy's determined to get him to remember everything that happened, even though he keeps telling her that he can't. After he's released from the hospital and reports for his next assignment he finds that it's to be a joint effort with the ATF, and that Nealy is the ATF agent he'll be working with. Their bickering turns out to be foreplay, and as soon as they're stuck on an elevator they have sex. But they still hate each other, until Linc has a bad period and calls Nealy. Linc turns all macho, arrogant man when it's time for Nealy to accompany Ranger Ops on it's mission, and risks her job by treating her like a woman, instead of an agent. A few twists to the story are shocking and sweet. This book had more sexy times than other O

A Duke In Her Bonnet by Hanna Hamilton

This is a gripping, dramatic, suspenseful and romantic story. Susana fell out of her family's wagon while they were on the move to London but no one noticed her missing right away. William happened to find her on the road almost frozen and brought her to his home. He and his brother Richard looked for her family but found nothing, so Richard took her in as his ward. When it was time for her come out, Richard was too ill to attend, and her chaperone abandoned her. She was nervous and hot so she ate a few ices, which were spiked, and made a few errors, which the ton made her pay for. Richard banished both Susie and Will to his country estate, and hired a dragon of a woman to teach Susie how to act like a ton lady. The woman was a menace, which angered Will, then a suitor showed up. That's when the two realized that they loved the other, but because it was a taboo, because they were raised as siblings, neither confessed. Will tried to let Susie be courted, but he was green with je

Married To The Rake by Samantha Holt

This is an entertaining, romantic and dramatic story. The Waverleys and Larkins have fueding for centuries, even though no one remembers what started it. The current generation, being Brook Waverley and Chloe Larkins, want to end the feud. The current gripe is about a parcel of land at the edge of the estates, and both sides move the dividing fence to where they want it, then the other side has it moved to where they want it. It's a constant battle that both fathers want fixed their way as soon as it's discovered. Brook and Chloe begin meeting to try to figure out a way to end the feud, and start to fall in love. The problem is Chloe is positive that someone as good looking and charming as Brook could never be interested in plain, wallflower her. And Brook not only isn't looking to marry, he doesn't like Chloe. For Chloe the feeling is mutual. The harder they try to fix things, the worse they get. Brook and Chloe are amusing and stubborn, and very likable, and I enjoyed

Trusting In Tasmin by Peter Styles

This is an entertaining and steamy story, with a twist that changes everything. Finn is a strong, selfless and sweet college student who works and goes without in order to pay his father's medical bills. Tamsin is a partner in the law firm that hires Finn for the summer. Finn was already crushing on Tamsin before they had ever met, and Tamsin started wanting Finn from the moment he had laid eyes on him. Tamsin doesn't feel right just starting a relationship with Finn because Finn works for him, so he goes to Monsieur so that Finn can become a consort. Their relationship is very rocky in the beginning because of Finn's lack of confidence, but that, and Finn needing a safe place, is part of the reason Tamsin wants him. Tamsin is a romantic guy, when he's not too busy with work, and he's exactly what Finn needs. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Disgraced Bride by Rose Pearson

This is a fascinating, dramatic and sweet story. Lord Morton is kind, chivalrous and protective. Emma is strong, determined and naive. After foiling a blackmail scheme, Lord Morton inadvertently cause the ton to know what Emma's father was up to, via Lord Morton's friend Lord Rochester. Emma had to face the ton in order to find an eligible bachelor to marry. Lord Morton kept his eyes on Emma when she was around, just to try and mitigate the scorn and drama that was thrown her way. He didn't intend to court her, but he couldn't let Rochester use and destroy her, and he certainly never planned to fall in love with her. She found herself liking him very much, which caused Lord Rochester to burn with jealousy. It has a great storyline and interesting characters. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Return To Love by F.P. Fontaine

This is a good story that is full of drama. Jake is kind and generous, but he's also unemotional and oblivious. Melody is selfish, unfeeling and dumb. They dated for a while, then Jake decided to move to California with his brother to start his own company just after Melody found out that she was pregnant. She chose to not tell him because she didn't want to hold him back, and didn't want them to marry only because she was pregnant. So she married someone else and never told anyone that her husband wasn't her son's father. After a couple of years they divorced, and they never saw him again. He never visited or paid any support. Then Jake came back to town. It had been 7 years since they had been together, and Jake never thought that to question if her 6 year old son was his. When her house gets flooded Jake offers to let them stay with him, which she accepts, but is uncomfortable with, because she doesn't plan to ever tell Jake that he is a dad. She starts to th

Almost Paradise by Mary J. Williams

This is dramatic, heartbreaking and sweet. Jax met Skye right before his band made it big. After overhearing Skye singing Jax asked her to sing a duet with him one night, and everyone loved it, so Jax asked her to join them on their upcoming tour, but she said she could only go with her father's blessing. When her father agreed it was on the condition that she not sleep with Jax. They do a lot of talking, including her wish to star in a movie version of her favorite book. They make it al through the tour, then things fall apart. 5 years later Skye finds out that the book is being turned into a movie, and she has an audition. Then she finds out that Jax is writing the music for it. When Skye comes across Jax at a party thrown by the director, she realizes that she still wants Jax, and now she has a second chance to be with him. And they both have a chance to be part of a reunion of the original band. They both have to make some tough decisions in order to have a life together. I re

The Key To Her Heart by Blanche Dabney

This is entertaining, suspenseful and romantic. Daisy went to MacGregor Castle to deliver a package to Jock MacGregor that her sick roommate was supposed to bring. Jock thought Daisy was an assassin, so he threatens to kidnap her if she dares to come back again after the second time she ends up up at his bedroom door. But Daisy isn't in complete control of her travel plans. Jock is also dealing with the quick decline of his parents, and that someone stole the clan's money. Jock is a little oblivious to what's going on around him, Daisy is too eager to do what she loves without thinking of what she has to give up. This is an intriguing series and each book is better than the last. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Finding His Way Home by J.P. Oliver

This is gripping, intriguing and romantic. Joshua just graduated from college, so he decides to go to Bennett Wood to look for the people a dna test said were his relatives. Jay is going to Bennett Wood to finally go through his deceased moms belongings and sell her house. They meet when both stopped at the diner to eat after both had been driving for hours. There's a spark between them and they decide to spend the night together, knowing that they're both leaving town soon. But there's more than a spark, Joshua gets unsettling news and Jay has doubts about selling the house. The shock of who his father is took me by surprise, so did his family's reaction. It's a great first book, and I can't wait to read the rest. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Security Risk by Janie Crouch

Wow, this is non stop intrigue, suspense and action. We learn just how naive and childlike Bree really is, and how oblivious and vulnerable Tanner is. Someone is trying to set Tanner up, and there are more suspects as the storyline continues. It is a convoluted, intense and dramatic storyline that grabs you on page one, and keeps you on the edge of your seat until the very end. This is a great series so far and this book is better than the last one, and I can't wait to read the next book. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Falling For The Veteran by Alexa Rivers

This is a steamy, emotional, sweet and romantic story. Cooper is an aloof, cocky and charming playboy who suffers from PTSD. Sophie is a strong, independent and vulnerable woman who's been taking care of her mother since she was 12. They've known each other for years because Cooper's sister is one of Sophie's best friends. When Sophie catches her boyfriend with his secretary she goes to Aria's house to cry on her shoulder, but she ends up crying on Cooper's shoulder instead. Afterwards Sophie decides that she needs to have a fling to get over her ex, and Coop is the perfect guy to have one with. Coop isn't as thrilled with the idea, he knows that if anyone found out about them they'd say that he took advantage her, so he politely declines the offer. Then a week later, after he has thought of nothing but Sophie, and her being with another man, that he tells her that he changed his mind. So they embark on a two week fling. But it turns out that both start

Forbidden by Anna Markland

This is entertaining, dramatic and romantic. Rodrick didn't like his cousin Swan when they first met, but he wondered what was hiding beneath nun's habit. She came to dinner on the last day before she was to go to the nunnery dressed to the nines, and Rodrick fell in love with her. But nothing could come of it because of her being his cousin, and because she was to become a nun. Swan didn't want to be a nun, her former betroths father wanted her put there. She was attracted to Rodrick from the start, and was looking angry at fate for introducing her to him. Rodrick's sister wanted Swan's brother Bronson, but he had sworn off marriage after losing two wives and two babies. The four kept getting separated because of war, but Brodrick was determined to marry Swan, so they did everything to secure the church's permission to marry. The fighting between kings has them separated, as does working on behalf of the king. This is a beautiful love story. I received a comp

Calculated Risk by Janie Crouch

This is an intense, intriguing, dramatic, suspenseful and romantic story. Bree is a terrified woman on the run with two babies. Tanner is a sheriff's department captain who meets Bree when she's trying to shoplift diapers and formula. He pays for her stuff and she leaves, but not from his head. A week later he finds her working at a diner. He knows that she's running scared, but can't get her to confide in him about it. The more they get to know each other, the more they like each other, but know that nothing can come from it, because Bree doesn't allow people in, and Tanner knows there's more to her than she's telling. The organization that Bree is running from has technology that is scary and totally believable. I can't wait to read the next book in this series. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Rock Hard by Brenda Ford

This is dramatic, intense and sweet. Alex is the lead singer of a band, and a man in a downward spiral. He did something he believes is unforgivable to his twin brother, even though his brother forgave him, and now he drinks to forget. Freya is a pop singer turned rock star and she's going on tour with Alex's band. Alex is livid when he learns that she's the opening act, calling her a pop princess who will lip-synch instead of sing live, and will turn his bands fans off. Freya thinks he's hot, but a complete jerk. But the more time they spend together, the more they learn just how wrong they both were. It's a long story about love, addiction and redemption. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Bucket List by RJ Scott

This is a heart-wrenching, romantic and interesting story. When Jason's brother Andrew dies he begins doing the things that Andrew had put on a bucket list for Jason to do for him. Beginning with seeing their childhood friend Mark, a man that disappeared on them when he and Andrew were 15, and convincing him to attend the 15 year high school reunion coming up. Mark is happy to see Jason, but devastated to learn of Andrew's death. Mark agrees to go with Jason to the reunion, but only for Andrew. He feels guilty for never having gone back to his hometown to see them and explain why he left. Mark hates that school, having been bullied and humiliated it's a place he never thought he would never step foot in again. Things don't go well, the bully is still a bully, and he won't leave Mark alone. After that disaster he agrees to still continue with the list. First stop is England. While on this trip Mark starts to develop feelings for Jason, while Jason realizes that he ne

Daring The Doctor by Peter Styles

This is romantic and interesting. Neil is a workaholic divorced father of twins, and a member of the club. Alex is Monsieur's right hand man, and Monsieur is grooming him to eventually run the club. There's always been a spark between Neil and Alex, but Neil didn't pursue anything because he was too busy. Then one day he decided that he wanted Alex, so he asked him out. Alex turned him down claiming that he didn't date Patrons, but he was not unaffected. Monsieur had a health problem that he went to Neil about, then used Alex as a messenger to push them together. I really liked Neil and Alex, they're both formal, but do have a lighter, playful side, especially Neil. I'm glad Alex found someone, he's always seemed lonely. The twist of being the first makes their relationship out of the ordinary, and more romantic. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Untamed by Shireen Davies

This is intense, dramatic and suspenseful. The war between the MC's is getting closer and new players are introduced. This was not my favorite book, in fact I lost a lot of respect for several characters. I hated Wrangler, he's selfish, harsh, demanding and unpleasant. Becca is weak, vulnerable and impulsive. Wrangler ghosted on Becca after a 3 year relationship, in which they made plans for the future, knowing she would never see him again. When Becca discovered that she was pregnant she tried repeatedly to get ahold of him and couldn't. Finally she gave up and went on with her life, and raised their son alone. It had been 10 years since Becca and Wrangler had seen each other when he ran into her at a burger place. And discovered he had a son, then immediately contacted Cara to file for joint custody, papers Cara already had ready. The rest of the storyline between Wrangler and Becca ticked me off. The other storyline is getting more intriguing and suspenseful, I can't

The Governess and The Beast by Karyn Gerrard

This is a captivating and heartwarming story. After having to survive by being a prostitute, Lila is looking forward to starting her new, respectable life. She went to school to become a governess and has been hired by Lord Stonecliff. Simon was horribly scarred by a cannon blast two years earlier, and he's lonely. So he lures Lila to him with an offer to be his ward's governess, but he really wants to offer her the position of being his temporary companion/mistress. Offended by the offer, Lila is ready to walk away when he informs her that she can't leave until morning. She counters his offer with her own. One night to do anything he wants with her, in exchange for money, references and help getting a governess position. He agrees and they begin their bargain. Unfortunately things don't go the way they're supposed to, things get very intense between them, which causes both to lash out, and rain has washed away the road and she will have to stay for at least 48 hour

Mating A Country Star by Kenna Grace

This is entertaining, sweet and intense. Sam is an intern at the local paper, and he's competing for a full time job opening. Whoever writes the best  article gets it published under their name, and gets the job. Wracking his head for a great story, he decides to go backstage at the Luke Bryan concert and stealthily get an interview. Luke is bored in the nowhere town, so he drinks, gets high and does coke. When Luke and Sam meet after the concert they end up talking for hours., then Luke takes Sam home. As Sam is trying to sneak out, Luke gives him his phone number and asks him to call. Sam goes home and writes his article, not planning to contact Luke again. Until he finds out he's pregnant. When he tells Luke, Luke us shocked and unsure about being a father, but when Sam decides to have the baby, Luke decides that he wants to try to be a family. But there are trust issues, and tabloid pics, that interfere with the relationship. I liked both of the characters, but I have more

The Billionaire Prince's Daughter by Leslie North

This is steamy, entertaining and dramatic. Amy's company is hired to re-image Prince Artur's reputation, his country is on the verge of voting the monarchy out of power and he needs to show that he's more than just a playboy. After taking care of a scuffle together, Artur invites Amy up to his room to celebrate a good night's work. He seduces her, then goes back to his country. Five months later the firm is hired again to clean up Artur's image at home. Artur is shocked when he finds out that Amy's pregnant with his child. Amy is determined to act like a professional, while Artur wants to marry her. A tour of the country, and a bunch of blind dates, provides some entertainment, especially the last date. Artur is a sweet guy underneath the playboy exterior, and Amy is stubborn enough to not give in to a loveless marriage. The storyline is beautiful. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Redemption For The Rakish Earl by Jilian Rouge

This is dramatic, suspenseful, tragic and romantic. Alex and Rue have known each other since they were children, and Rue has been in love with him since she was a young teen. When Alex needed to go to London to make money for his estate, Rue thought to keep him home by giving him her innocence, which he took, then left, breaking her heart. Nine years later Rue realizes that she has not given her suitors the real chance that they deserve and heads home for some thinking time. While staying at Alex's home for his mother's annual ball, which she did every year, his mother tells her that Alex's cousin Christian wanted to court her. Knowing that she'll never be with Alex she gives Christian her full attention, and then is shocked to learn that Alex was do back from London. As soon as Alex gets back they are bickering with each other, but when he learns that his cousin plans on proposing to Rue, he gets angry jealous. He's a class A jerk throughout the book, and was only

The Duke of Ravens by Jennifer Monroe

This is a fascinating, intriguing and suspenseful story, but it's not very exciting. Philip is hired as a gardener for Reginald, the Duke of Browning, but he's not there to garden. Caroline, the Duchess of Browning, is abused by her husband, and Philip helps divert the Duke's anger on several occasions. Neil, the Duke's brother, lusts after Caroline, and his brother's life. After Reginald dies Caroline worries about being around Neil, and men like him, so she makes Philip into her protector. Caroline and Philip spend a lot of time together, becoming friends, and eventually falling in love, but Philip says his place is as her servant. There is mystery, betrayal, lies and drama throughout the storyline, and there are some very surprising twists. Caroline, unfortunately, is very gullible and naive, she makes a habit out of believing things that not true. Philip is mysterious, sweet and charming. Neil is creepy and bold. I really loved the storyline, it was just not exc

Brody's Bride by Kathleen Lawless

This is intense, suspenseful and romantic. Brody and Laura fell in love as teens, but Laura broke Brody's heart, humiliating him in front of a town full of people, and then leaving town. She had a good reason for what she did, but she couldn't tell him that. Ten years later she overhears a conversation about a man by the name of Hawkes who is planning to destroy Brody and his brothers and take the ranch they own. She comes back to town to be the new teacher hoping that she can find out information for Brody about Hawkes plans, her boss being Hawkes. Brody is not pleased to see her, and she tries to stay away from him so that she doesn't cause more problems for him. But there's so much intrigue and drsma going on that they can't help but see each other. Brody is a determined, caring and protective man. Laura is a stubborn, impulsive and impatient woman. The only thing that I didn't like was that the end didn't have everything wrapped up. I received a complim

Second Chance Ranch by Virginia Hodgson

This is sweet, romantic, dramatic and heartwarming. Lance is an ex-con with a difficult past who just needs someone to give him a real chance at life. He finds that chance on Charlie's ranch, then with Charlie. Charlie is a simple ranch girl who only wants to run her ranch, but she's on the verge of being a billionaire. A trust fund from her father will soon be hers, money she doesn't want. Charlie is determined to remain who she is, so even after falling for Lance, she neglects to tell him about the money, and when he finds out he leaves. Two stubborn and vulnerable people, a heartbreaking past and money form a beautiful love story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

A Wallflower's Folly by Amanda Mariel

This is a fun, romantic and heartwarming story. William and Olivia have been betrothed since they were children, but Willam has ignored Olivia for the past 15 years, so she thought that she was free. Then he shows up demanding to be married immediately, Olivia adamantly says no, and when he refuses to accept that answer, she sets out to scare him away by being the most inappropriate lady ever. Unfortunately for her, he finds it amusing. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

More Than A Rogue by Sophie Barnes

This is romantic, unpredictable and very entertaining. Lord Griffin is chivalrous, honorable and stubborn. Emily is feisty, honest and vulnerable. When Emily and Griffin first laid eyes on each other they were both left stunned and breathless, and ever since that day they have been sneaking looks at the other. But that's as far as it was going to go, because he lived in Vienna, and she was on the shelf. While visiting in London after being gone for 6 years, Emily decided that she wanted to experience a kiss. At the next ball she went out to the garden with a man, intending to get one kiss, then go back inside. Griffin watched the two go outside, and it became imperative that he follow them, even though he didn't know why. When he saw that Emily was about to be kissed, he got angry and ran the man off. Then he kissed Emily. When the kiss was over they found that they had an audience, her mother, sister and aunt. The aunt immediately says that they need to get married, so Griffin

An Imperfect Engagement by Alyssa Drake

This is a gripping, suspenseful and romantic story. This book continues the story of Benjamin and Samantha's relationship, and the hunt for the person that has been threatening her family. Samantha runs out on her engagement luncheon to find the missing treasure, only to be kidnapped, drugged and beaten by the man. Benjamin and Edward battle each other over who is responsible for her safety.  Most of the characters are a bit mentally unstable, their demeanors change °180 in the blink of an eye just because someone comments on it. There is drama and unforseen twists that keep you from being able to put the book down. I can not wait until the next book comes out. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Grace by Emberly Hart

This is an interesting and romantic story. After Grace's parents died she had no way to support herself, so she became a mail order bride. When she arrived in the town she was to be married in, she was told that the man she was to marry had died. He was the deputy sheriff and had been shot. Grace wanted answers about how and why her betrothed was killed so she walked to the sheriff's office to talk to him. Brock left her sitting in the full waiting room for hours before he spoke to her. After talking she asked if there was someplace she could stay and her her room and board, while he was thinking a couple of men in the waiting room offered to take her home. Brock didn't like that, so he decided to marry her himself. Troubles with replacing a deputy, and a jealous housekeeper keep them busy, too busy to be a couple. Grace is strong, smart and feisty, Brock is caring, protective and determined. The storyline is entertaining and all of the characters are interesting. I receiv

One Night of Temptation by Darcy Burke

This is amusing, romantic, entertaining and sweet. When Penelope doesn't find a husband at the end of the season, her parents decide to marry her off to the man who at one time was to be her father-in-law. Pen wants nothing to do with the old lecher, so she sets up a kidnapping, thinking that she'll be ruined and the old man wouldn't want her anymore. The problem with that is that she actually gets kidnapped, and Hugh, the rector in St. Giles, rescues her. She tells him why she is doing it and he agrees to help. A strong attraction between them tortures them because neither think it's possible for them to marry. And while Hugh is doing his best to be a gentleman, Pen is trying to get him to actually ruin her. Things don't go the way they're supposed to, a few twists dictate their actions. Pen is great, she's bold, determined and flirty. Hugh is stubborn, chivalrous and caring. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest a

Ghost Soldier by Piper Dupree

This is a quick, hot intriguing read. A ghost whisperer is hired to help take care of a ghost in the house the people planned to use as a B&B. According to her a ghost that causes trouble is just horny, and she provides relief. It's a fascinating idea, and kind of amusing. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

My Enemy Needs Me by J.P. Oliver

This is steamy, entertaining, emotional and romantic. Ethan is a tough, cocky construction worker. Mark, who suffers from partial atrophy in his legs, is a paleontologist excavating the site that Ethan's boss is supposed to be building on, he's caring and sassy. When they accidentally meet at a diner, and end up helping each other, they become friendly enemies, then lovers. But it causes a lot of problems for them, the other construction guys consider Ethan a traitor, and Mark's boss blames Ethan for Mark's constant tardiness and his slacking off. On top of that Ethan is dealing with his mother having Alzheimer's, and Mark's sister has cancer. They need each other to provide moral support, and end their loneliness. The storyline deals with a few sensitive issues, and ends in a very heartwarming way. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

A Dangerous Temptation by Jillian Eaton

This is a thrilling, suspenseful and romantic story. Five years ago Tobias was a dock worker when he came home one morning to find his wife murdered, when he got himself together he became a bow street runner so that he could track down the murderer. He drinks a lot and is focused solely on revenge. Him being drunk contributed to his meeting Amelia, her carriage had run into him and he was unconscious. Amelia had her driver put him in the carriage, and when he woke up, he and Amelia ended up kissing, then he jumped from the moving carriage. Amelia is on her fourth season and had yet to find anyone interesting that she could love. Something about Tobias draws her to him, and makes her misbehave with him. There's a strong attraction between them that Amelia tries to explore, but Tobias is against it for so many reasons. And there's always the slasher to hunt down. When one of Amelia's suitors gets a bit too pushy Tobias comes to her rescue, and they make an enemy. A couple of

Dakota SEAL by Lisa Mondello

This is a fast paced, entertaining and suspenseful story. Ethan is under suspicion of a drug theft, and the land he and Maddie planned to build their house on has been claimed by the oil company. Maddie has a hard time keeping Ethan from dragging her to bed all the time, and is a bit b*tchy about the land and house. It comes to a stunning conclusion that you don't see coming. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Ache For Me by R.A. Black

This is dramatic, heartbreaking and entertaining. Kevin is an overwhelmed and frazzled single dad firefighter who is trying to keep his job for just a few more months, then he's opening a restaurant. Sabrina is a part time daycare teacher with a drunk and abusive father, and an abused and beaten down mother. They knew each other in high school, they fell in love, then she broke his heart when she broke up with him. Now they find themselves parent and teacher, friends and unsure lovers. So much of the past affects the present, they're both still in love, both have trust issues and both love his daughter Kim. Their relationship has it's ups and downs, especially when the past comes back to haunt them. I didn't love Kevin, at times he's an unfeeling jerk, but he really does love her. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Rogue's Bride by Jayne Castel

This is dramatic, heartbreaking and suspenseful. Alasdair and Caitrin friends in childhood, but then Alasdair realized that he was in love with her, but Caitrin was fascinated with his older brother Baltair. Alasdair proposed to Caitrin, but she turned him down, she told him that she wanted his brother. Alasdair was so heartbroken he ran off to join the war. Now he's back, because Baltair is dead, and he wants revenge against Caitrin. He humiliates her, is rude and unfeeling towards her and in general does everything he can to make her miserable. He was not a likable person through most of the book, then he turned into a real bastard. I'm glad they figure out that they're in love, but they almost lost their chance to be together. This is an exciting, fascinating and romantic series that I thoroughly enjoyed reading. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Cowboy's Son by Rhonda Lee Carver

This is dramatic, amusing, surprising and romantic. Ash is under the pressure of finding a wife, and he's trying to fight his attraction to Lexi, because he doesn't see the two connecting. And then someone drops a baby off claiming that he's his father. Lexi is a romantic who has saved herself for her soul mate, and she thinks that might be Ash, until the baby shows up, then she's confused. She is not thrilled with the thought that Ash could sleep with someone and then not remember her, but her attraction to him is so strong that she wants to be with him anyway. I love Ash and Lexi, he's sweet and caring and charming. Lexi is strong and vulnerable and caring. I can't wait for the next book. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Filthy Irish by Frankie Love & C.M. Seabrook

This is amusing, sweet and romantic. Ewan is a 23 year old taking care of 5 of his younger brothers, and running a B&B. He's cocky, cheeky and desperate for help. Wendy is 22 and took the nanny job so that she could see Ireland. She's unsure but caring and determined. The boys are out of control and sassy. Being threatened with having their family torn apart by a nasty aunt isn't helping any. But Wendy is up to the challenge, but trying to control her feelings for Ewan is hard. It's a boisterous yet loving home, and neither Ewan nor Wendy want it to end at the end of summer. This is a fun series of nannies and their employers finding true love. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Fake and Bake by Romeo Alexander

This is interesting, romantic and heartwarming. Jax is a teen heartthrob actor who finds out that his manager has been keeping him in teen roles rather than being in more adult roles. He heads off to Higbee to see he northern lights, only he had a slight meltdown on the way which caused him to be a day late. After spilling hot coffee all over himself he ends up at Anthony's bakery looking for something to dry himself with. Anthony is a genius at making and decorating sweets, he's also agoraphobic. While cleaning up in the back of the bakery he hears Anthony talking to someone, and when he hears what it's about, he walks out front and pretends to be Anthony's new boyfriend. Afterwards they come up with an arrangement that helps both of them. Jax stays with Anthony where he can get peace and quiet, and pretends to be boyfriend to make another man jealous. They end up having some deep conversations and help each other see that they don't have to remain stuck in place,

10 - Code by Freya Barker

This is gripping story that is full of suspense, intrigue, drama, betrayal, trauma and romance. Dylan is an FBI Agent and a single dad. He's determined, caring, protective, sweet and fierce. His son Max plays soccer, which is where he met Marya. Marya is strong, independent and vulnerable. She has three kids, Theo, Liam and Harry. Liam and Max play soccer together. Dylan has been interested in Marya for a long while, but she resists because he's 8 years younger than her. One morning at a soccer game Dylan notices Marya react to someone watching the game, and when she takes off after the man, Dylan follows then grabs her when it looks like she's ready to take the man's head off. She tells the man to leave, but he cops an attitude, so Dylan jumps in and threatens to arrest him if he doesn't leave. When Marya explains who he is, and what happened in the past, Dylan is determined to protect her and her boys. While dealing with her issue, and slowly getting her to accept

Emily's Choice by Bethany Swafford

This is dramatic, heartwarming and entertaining. Emily is getting ready to have a short introduction to London before she has her first season the following year. Rosalind is her orphaned cousin who has lived with her and her father, and been Emily's companion, for the last five years. Mr. Williams owns the estate next to Emily's, Lord Evan is Mr. Williams' best friend. Emily is stubborn but polite no matter how rude other people are, until she's had enough of people acting as if Rosalind was a nobody, and here other cousin, Percival, keeps harassing her to accept his marriage proposal. Emily has never liked Percy, and he's never been anything but rude and condescending to her. When the girls are out walking one day they meet Mr. Williams and Lord Evan. When Emily's father finds out he forbids her to have anything to do with him, but won't tell her why, which just makes her rebellious. When her father collapses on Mr. Williams' property, she insists on c

Within Range by Em Petrova

This is sweet, romantic, steamy and heartbreaking. Shaw is intense, amusing, tough and sweet. Atalee is stubborn, caring and protective. After trying to get the woman he loves, Atalee, to run away from her wedding to his friend to go with him, and her turning him down, he transfers to a different part of the state, then gets asked to join Ranger Ops. 2 years later he's in need of a shrink, and accidentally ends up with her. Now divorced, Atalee can't believe that she now has a chance to be with Shaw. Shaw's a little broken, but she's willing to do whatever she has to to make him better. While out on an op we get a quick visit from a couple of Knights, which makes a great book even better. This series is more intense than the Knight Ops series, but still has it's amusement. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Boyfriend Borrower by Lindzee Armstrong

This is romantic, amusing and interesting. Troy and Erica are best friends, and have been for almost 20 years. Erica and Juliette are roommates. Juliette gets snarky with Troy constantly, and Troy just makes it worse by being cheeky to her. Troy's job is being a rent-a-date and when one of his clients starts stalking him because she wants him as a real boyfriend, he needs to do something. He decides to get a fake girlfriend to discourage her. He asks Erica, but Juliette points out that anyone who knew them wouldn't buy it, so Erica says Juliette could do it. Juliette doesn't want to though, because she's attracted to Troy. But she needs help with algebra, and Troy gets math easily. Juliette and Troy come up with a deal, she plays the fake girlfriend until stalker girl goes away, and Troy tutors Juliette until the end of the semester. But Troy develops romantic feelings for Juliette, and Erica decides that she's in love with Troy. It's a fun and sweet story. I r

My Stepbrother, My Protector by Ashley Sands

This is hot, passionate and romantic. Finn is chivalrous, protective, stubborn and caring. Mia is naive, determined, tough and vulnerable. When Mia's bf starts to act too possessive she breaks up with him. But he wants to be with her, and he won't take no for an answer. Her mother tells her to ask her stepbrother, Finn, for help. She doesn't ask, but he shows up, and talks her into staying with him for a while. They were attracted to each other at their parents wedding, but it gets downright hard to ignore after she moves in. Finn is determined to ignore his attraction, but Mia wants to explore it. While they're figuring out what they feel and what they want, Mia's ex begins to get more aggressive, and dangerous to them. It's sweet and cute, on top of being hot and sexy. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Haven by Lane Hart

This is steamy, intense, entertaining and romantic. Haven is a bodyguard for a rich man's son, Alex, until Alex gets thrown out. Then he becomes Alex's sister, Mackenzie's bodyguard. Haven is responsible, stubborn, bold and charming. He takes his job seriously, especially when he's told to get Mackenzie out of the house as much as he can. Mackenzie prefers to stay in her room, it's safer, and no one can take her picture without her permission. She's determined, sneaky, innocent and cheeky. Haven begins by making her swim every day, and builds up to going to his wife's house for a bbq. Along the way he goes from watching her in the pool to wanting to take her virginity once she tells him she is one. His main job is checking for anything she can hurt herself with. Sneaking around so that her father doesn't find out about them leads to some very interesting ways to be alone. The end is very intense and emotional dealing with her having a mental illness. Hav

Blue Skye by Viki Lyn

This is steamy, intense and dramatic. Drew and Skye were best friends growing up, until the night they kissed. When Skye left for the N.Y. to become an artist he expected Drew to go with him, but Drew had other plans. Like marrying the woman his father told him to marry. 9 years later Skye comes back to town for the opening of his art exhibit. Within 5 minutes of being near him, Skye kisses Drew, and Drew kisses him back. Then he panics and tells Skye to leave him alone, that he's not gay. But he isn't sleeping with his wife either. Skye doesn't believe that Drew feels nothing for him so he keeps trying to get Drew to admit it. The harder Skye pushes, the more Drew pulls away. Drew is stubborn and uncaring. Skye is determined and cocky. It takes an unplanned guest to blow everything sky high. They make a sweet, if heartbreaking couple. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Pleasing The Professor by Peter Styles

This is entertaining, steamy and romantic. David is a professor at a Christian college, and an author. Seb is a grad student at the college, and he edits David's books. Seb has been crushing on David for over a year, but didn't say anything  because he was unsure if the 20 year difference in their ages, and the fact that David was stuffy, would matter. Then one day he gets a visit from Alex, along with an invitation to a consort mixer. Seb considers the invitation, then decides that he'll take a chance asking David to date first. After David says no, Seb is determined to go to this party and find a man that will have him. When David shows up at the party, Seb loses it and goes off on him. In the end David is so angry at Seb he agrees to a trial run. But he still fights them being together. A series of events have them both considering the consequences of a relationship. It's a great story that pulls you in a little at a time, right up to the end when Seb gave in too eas

The Unwilling Viscount and The Vixen by Shelley Munro

This is a gripping thriller that is full of intrigue, suspense and romance. Lucien was, as far as he new, just living his life. Until he was told that he is the missing heir to St. Clare. He doesn't believe it, but his wife talks him into going to find out the truth. On the way the are attacked, and his wife dies. Months later, he is living as George St. Clare, even though he's anything but convinced that that's who he is, when his father informs him that he is betrothed, and has been since he was a child, and that she's on her way to marry him. Lucien is still grieving for his wife and child, so he trues to discourage Rosalind from marrying him. But Rosalind sees him as her last hope for marriage, because everyone at home thinks that she's a witch because she can read minds. Rosalind is a fierce, caring and sweet woman. After they marry Lucien ignores her, he's not interested in having another wife or child. When strange things, like attempted murder on both of

Brutal Love & Stanley Cups by Heather C. Myers

This is romantic, intense and entertaining. Dean and Clara met and fell in love, then Dean signed with a team on the opposite coast. Clara didn't want to have a long distance relationship, Dean didn't think to ask her to go with him, so they broke up. Now, it's 9 years later, and Dean is back and Clara's boyfriend brings her to the Gulls first game of the final round of the playoffs. She tries to disguise herself so that Dean doesn't recognize her, but he knows that it's her anyway. It causes a problem between Clara and her boyfriend, and Dean comes to her aid. And both are struggling with the feelings they still have for each other. Dean is caring, protective and determined. Clara is feisty, stubborn and brave. I love their story, it's sweet and heartwarming. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Rancher's Unexpected Nanny by Mary Sue Jackson

This is dramatic, amusing and interesting. Finn is a single dad rancher. Wendy is his daughter. Callie is Wendy's teacher. When Callie suggests that Finn get a nanny, he hires her. She never gets a chance to say no, so she just goes home, to find that she wouldn't have a home for long. She takes the nanny job so that she doesn't have to live with her parents. His daughter, and his dead wife's mother conspire to get them together. They do fall in love, but Callie's dream, teaching in New York, and Finn's dream of rejoining the rodeo, make a relationship hard. I'm not a fan of what they did next, Callie should have said no, but in the end everything works out like it should. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

A Match Made In Ireland by Michele Brouder

This is funny, dramatic, sweet and romantic. Ruth is a romance writer who needs a new idea for her next book. One day she happens to see an ad for Irish brides from America to go to Ireland and marry Irishmen. Intrigued, she writes to the company, then some clients and she decides to go to Ireland for research. Things start off bad the minute she gets off the plane, and get worse as the day goes. Eventually she ends up at the front door of a B&B in the middle of the night soaking wet. Sean owns the pub and former B&B, and he lives above the pub. He's a charming, funny and cheeky guy he had his heart broken 3 years previously. When he opens the door and sees Ruth, he has no sympathy for her, he tells her that he'll call a cab, because his place is not available. He finally does let her in and shows her to a room. After she showers he feeds her soup, then a sweet and tea. When she asks about hiring a driver to use, he volunteers himself. The more time they spend together,

Her Duke In Shining Armor by Emma Linfield

This is entertaining, romantic, suspenseful and dramatic. The first time Aaron and Eleanor met, he falled her a tomboy. The second time they met, he called her a spoiled tomboy. Now that she's fully grown he finds her fascinating, but irritating as well. Eleanor hates Aaron for the way he's treated her, but when a new friend asks her if she really does, she rethinks her feelings. It turns out that both are feeling an attraction, and both find the other irritating. While they are trying to figure out their relationship, a man that Aaron ticked off is looking to get revenge against him. Eleanor's father seems to be hiding a secret, and when Eleanor stumbles upon it her whole world is turned upside down. The storyline pulls you in, but it drags a bit in some places. It ends with happy, but also sad, events. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

One Night To Remember by Erica Ridley

This is a thrilling, romantic and intriguing story that is full of action and drama. Felicity is trying to find a husband, but the man must agree to her demand about giving to charities, with the hope of starting a foundation for children, but as yet she hasn't found one. She has one last man that interested her, Lord Raymore, a wealthy, older man whom she likes. But that's her night job, her day job is the design and maintenance of her brother Cole's racing carriage. She's the reason he wins, but he's given her one last race to ready for before she must give it up and be a lady full time. Giles is the best carriage driver, he never loses, so Cole hires him for the race, and then tells him that he must work with Felicity on the carriage. At first he isn't pleased, but the longer he's around her, the more he likes and respects her. He also earns her admiration, he's the only person besides her brother who likes her as her, and he's a kind, generous an

Highland Rising by Anna Markland

This story is much less traumatic than the other stories in the series, which is a wonderful change. It still has suspense, intrigue, romance and angst. When Gray returns from Edinburgh after being gone for 3 years, he thinks that Faith would have outgrown her hero worship of him, but that's not the case. And when he is affected by her he shocked. Faith is anxious to see him again, hoping that she can win his heart, but soon discovers that it might be too late, he is practically betrothed to Maeghan, the daughter of his mentor. Gray is torn about what to do, he wants to marry Faith, but doesn't know if he'll be allowed to walk away from Maeghan. Soon after Gray gets home he is ordered to go spy on, then report on, The Rising forces. It's decided that Faith will accompany him on this mission, posing as his wife. Which gives them a chance to get to know each other again. Gray soon realizes that he's in love with Faith and will do anything to have her. The danger they&

The Bride's Brother Bundle by Peter Styles and J.P. Oliver

These are interesting, entertaining, romantic and suspenseful stories. Most of the characters are likable and amusing, the ones that don't start that way end up that way. My favorite stories are The Bride's Brother, Road To Romance and The Prince's Passion, they're funny and romantic and sweet. The rest were good, just not as entertaining. Sam is my favorite character, he's cocky and charismatic with a devil may care attitude. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Bride's Brother by J.P. Oliver

This is amusing, romantic and entertaining. Toby is wedding planner who is planning the wedding for Hunter's sister Julia. Toby and Hunter are attracted to each other, but Toby, in the beginning, thinks that Hunter is Julia's fiancé. When Hunter seems to be flirting with him, Toby is appalled. Then Hunter asks him out on a date, and Toby is disgusted. It's not until Toby takes Hunter to task for trying to cheat on his fiancé that the truth comes out. Toby doesn't think it's a good idea to date Hunter because it could affect Julia's wedding. But they meet to discuss Julia's behavior, and things pick up from there. Julia is trying for a high profile society wedding while Toby and Hunter are trying to make it for herself. Things are up and down between everybody, Toby always caves to Julia and backs down when she's nasty, Toby loses more respect for Hunter when he doesn't stick up for himself or Toby and Hunter hasn't told his parents that he's

Comeback by June Winters

I'm not a fan of the cover, the story is much more serious than the cover implies. I am a huge fan of Jack. He's sweet, caring, protective, protective and generous,   and great with kids. Emma is strong, determined, vulnerable and kind. When she ran from her ex, Emma went to her cousin's so that she, and her 4 y.o. daughter Mack, could start over. Emma was getting more frazzled and concerned every day, because Mack hadn't spoken to anyone but her since before they moved, and she was also suffering from severe separation anxiety. One night Emma gets home from work to find Mack crying, she had been crying all day, so she took her out to get dinner, and out of her cousin's hair. Jack was taking his usual trip around town in his roller blades and hockey stick when he sees Emma waiting in line at a food truck. Always up for a quick romp with a tourist he turns around and gets in line behind her planning to hit on her. Until he notices that she's not alone. When Mack

The Mail Order Billionaire Cowboy by Bonnie R. Paulson

This is amusing, heartwarming, entertaining and romantic. Wyatt is determined, stubborn, insecure and impulsive. Shana is tough, brave and vulnerable. When Wyatt comes home to the ranch he left then ignored, his mother wouldn't just sell him the ranch outright, if he wanted it he had 30 days to get married, then stay married and on the ranch for a year. He decided that a business deal with a stranger was the way to go, there was no risk of betrayal. So he advertised for a maid. Shana had been run out of town once again and was ready to leave the latest town when she saw the ad. She figured that would solve her problems, no public job for her stalker to find her at, and a safe place with food and a bed. Unfortunately it's not quite that easy. Her stalker does find her, both Wyatt and her start to have feelings for each other, and Wyatt learns about a lie she told. It's sweet and romantic in the end, with a shocking twist. I received a complimentary copy of this book from th

Dirty Irish by Mia Clark

This a fun, romantic, sweet and engaging story. Dare is bold, cheeky, charming and swoon-worthy. Grace is a good girl who goes to Ireland for St. Patrick's Day to be bad for once. She's shy, sweet and daring. From the minute they meet he tells her that if he kisses her he'll fall in love. She doesn't believe him, but she's falling a little bit too. Within hours he's telling everyone that she is his future wife. She starts to go along with the joke while they're having a few pints at his favorite pub. He keeps hinting at a secret he has, but he tells her that she has to wait until the following Friday to find out what it is. She flies home thinking it was just a fun fling, but they continue talking and texting, until that following Friday. She's beyond shocked when he finally tells her his secret. This is a book that needs to be on your TBR list. It's so sweet. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and volunt

Unruly Norse by Frankie Love

This is short, steamy, entertaining and romantic. Erik is a Norse fisherman when he gets custody of his deceased sister's 3 children. He's been overwhelmed with trying to care for the children and run his business, so he hires a nanny for the summer. Sofie is a model who took a nanny job so that she could explore her roots. She didn't know what she was getting into before she got there, about the children losing their parents, or how the man who looked like Thor would affect her. Neither wanted to risk their heart, but the spark between them was too hard to ignore. It's not easy, but it is hot and romantic. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Burn For Me by R.A. Black

This is a gripping, suspenseful, steamy and sweet story. Unfortunately Thomas was the only character that I liked. He's gentle, caring, stubborn, protective and broken. Lori is a privileged college student who met the wrong guy and let him drag her down until he almost killed her. She's naive, easily led, especially by her judgmental and controlling parents, unpredictable and vulnerable. Thomas is the first responder that saves her life when her boyfriend mickey's her, and he has an intense reaction to her when he first sees her. Later he befriends her so that he knows she's okay. It progresses from there because she also responds strongly to him. Life for her after her close call with death only gets worse, her parents think it's a great idea to abandon her and withdraw all financial support, then have the nerve to say something about​ how she overcame it. Lori let's her parents fill her with doubts about everything. Luckily she has two best friends that help h

Dirty Brit by Frankie Love

This is sweet, steamy, amusing and romantic. Callum is a single dad Earl who's daughter is so spoiled he can't keep a nanny. He's charismatic, cheeky, generous and he shell-shocked when he sees Amelia for the first time. Amelia graduated from culinary school but she's not sure if she wants to dedicate all the hours that it requires. She wants a family, and working 80 hours a week doesn't leave any time to meet someone. So she applies at a nanny agency, and is send to Callum to be his nanny. She thinks he's hot, good with his daughter and charming. She accidentally watches him in his room the first night, and he catchers her, pulls her into his room, and starts to get down and dirty. Then she tells him that she's a virgin and he tells her that nothing can happen. So the tension builds between them, and she needs to decide if she wants to stay. It's a really hot and sweet story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my hone

Anyone But The Earl by Irene Davis

This is an interesting, amusing and sweet. Grif and Tavi have known each other for years, Grif is Tavi's older brother's friend. They never really talked until one night when came home early, avoiding the Earl her mother wants her to marry, and goes into the library where her brother and his friends were. She sat and had a drink, discussed a float then got caught and left. He couldn't stop thinking about her after that, even though he knew he couldn't court her because he was going back home. When it's clear to Tavi that her mother won't be happy until she's married to the creepy Earl, she decides decides that it would be better to ruin herself by getting pregnant, then the Earl wouldn't want her. She decides that Grif is the person to do it and goes to see him. Then chickens out. Now it's even harder for Grif to not think about her, and she can't stop thinking about him. She still has to deal with the Earl, and her pushy mother, and when things

The Cowboy's Daughter by Jamie K. Schmidt

This is dramatic, intense, entertaining and romantic. Trent was a top bull rider living the good life when he met, and had a one night stand with, Kelly. They exchanged numbers and kinda kept in touch for a while. Kelly was a big fan of his, but not a buckle bunny, when the one night happened. A couple of months later she finds out she's pregnant, but can't get ahold of him. Her father throws her out for not naming the father and she goes to N.Y. Meanwhile Trent looks for her at every rodeo, because he lost his phone, and didn't get her last name or what town she lived in. Then he was injured and it took years to get some kind of life back. 6 years after their night Kelly is going back home to try to save her family's ranch, Trent is going back to MC a rodeo, and start a school to teach kids to bull ride. On her father's ranch. He's ready to pick up where they left off, but she's mad at him for ghosting her. They both get surprises when they sit to talk. Tre

Care To Rescue by T.A. Andrews

This is dramatic and romantic. Craig is happy with his playboy lifestyle, until he sets eyes on Kelly at fire station. He acts like a jerk, and when leaves thinking that he's an arrogant d*ck. A few days later he's at her house rescuing a baby, sees her crying hysterically, and has a weird reaction to it. Later that night he ends up at her door and they end up having sex. And within seconds of being done he runs out the door. His reactions are pretty funny, especially considering the reason for them. She's a crier and impulsive. The end is sweet. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Commoner Who Stole Her Heart by Hanna Hamilton

This is gripping, suspenseful, tragic, sweet and romantic. Liam is a footman in the house he grew up in, as his mother is the housekeeper, and has been in love with Thea since they were children. Thea is the daughter of the family, and has is in love with Liam, she just doesn't realize it. Freddie is the son, and beyond blind and stupid. Robert is Freddie's best friend, and is obsessed with having Thea as his wife. While Freddie keeps pushing Robert on Thea, no matter how many times she's said no, it seems as though someone is trying to kill Freddie, and possibly Thea. After Liam helps out, Freddie assigns him to guard Thea. That's when Thea realizes her love. Liam refuses to believe there's any chance they will end up together, but Thea is optimistic. Freddie is the dumbest, most stubborn and most oblivious man ever. The storyline is full of drama, intrigue, twists and love. It's a must read. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This i

The Baron's Charade by Catherine Mayfair

This is interesting, amusing and romantic. Daniel tells outrageous stories to the ton about his travels. Isobel was shocked and offended when she overheard him telling people how he tamed a tiger with a banana. She finds him intriguing and even though she hates the obvious lies, she can't stop thinking about him. When they both end up in London, they realize that they have feelings for each other. Unfortunately, she won't put up with his lies, and he won't give up his life for her, even if that's what he wants. Surprises, twists and drama make their lives entertaining, and the end is very satisfying. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Sinner's Ransom by M.D. Gregory

This is twisted, steamy, suspenseful and romantic. Montgomery is a spoiled rich boy with no manners, no respect and no redeeming qualities who uses men for his enjoyment only. His father hates him and his mother won't claim him. Stone is a criminal who decides to kidnap Montgomery to get money from his father as revenge for things he's done. The kidnappers are like the keystone cops, only they're not really funny. Cocky, but incompetent, they manage to manage to make a mess of everything. It's a great story that will leave you smiling, yet shaking your head. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

June Forever by Merry Farmer

This is entertaining, romantic and heartwarming. Sir Christopher is a bumbling, awkward and simple man. St. George is a charming, protective and caring man. Vicky is an untrusting, vulnerable, naive and impulsive woman who has been in hiding since an attack on her. Vicky's sister, and her friends, convince Vicky to accept a marriage proposal from Sir Christopher, even though she's not sure if she can ever let him near her. A week later they are in London for parliament to vote on women's rights and go to a masquerade ball. When Sir Christopher gets to the ball he walks up to Vicky and starts talking to her. She has no clue who he really is, but treats him as her knight in shining armor. Sir Christopher doesn't believe that she doesn't recognize him, he thinks she's teasing him. It's only way later in the night that he realizes that she really doesn't know it's him. Shocked by that knowledge, he doesn't correct her. She ends up sneaking around wit

Stay A Little Longer by Jess Bryant

This is so entertaining and hot. Usually together. Trent is a gay country singer who just got outted, so he fled Nashville to hide out in a small town in Texas. Lance is a sheriff's deputy who is still in the closet, with no intention of ever coming out. One night he arrived home after work so tired he just stripped on his way to his bed and collapsed. On top of a warm, hard body, and from that minute on they are funny, sexy, sweet, bossy and cheeky together. I could have read another 500 pages of them I loved them so much. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Her Loving Hero by Caitlyn O'Leary

This is sweet, heartbreaking, suspenseful and thrilling. Wyatt is patient, gentle, charming, determined and protective. Emily is strong, stubborn, cheeky, caring and untrusting. Wyatt was part of the SEAL team that extracted Emily out of Saudi Arabia, he wasn't there in person, but he was in communication with them the whole time. After she arrived back in the States Wyatt placed himself in her life, he needed to make sure that she was okay. They became good friends, but he wanted more, and he was willing to wait for as long as he needed to. Outside of their relationship, there are problems with her family, his family and team sanctioned, and non sanctioned, missions. I loved everything about this story, it has an intense storyline and wonderful characters. It's a must read. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Coming For Caine by Peter Styles

This is a steamy, entertaining and dramatic. Caine is a motivational speaker, he created an upbeat, positive and happy persona at the beginning of his career. Now he's exhausted and frustrated by it. And he was overheard saying exactly that, which put his company ito a nosedive. Shelton is the younger son of very rich parents who wants to succeed on his own and is determined to find a way to do it. His bucket list arrangement business is almost a bust and he needs money to keep it going, or else move home​ and work for his father. So Shelton goes to The Club looking for a patron as a way to make money, and to satisfy his own personal kinks. Caine goes to The Club as a way to relieve some stress. They've met before, Caine is a college classmate of Shelton's older brother. When they recognize each other they talk for a while, but Caine leaves thinking that there can't be anything between then because of the age difference. Shelton has had a crush on Caine for years, and i

Becoming Lady Dalton by Carrie Lomax

This is interesting and romantic. Lord Dalton knew that he wanted Viola from their first meeting. Viola wanted nothing to do with any man, especially a man years younger than her. She was absent from London for a while, seeing to her sister's wedding, but as sound as she came back, he pursued her again. She did end up falling in love, but still refused to marry him, instead she pushed him to court another lady. The twists that occur throughout the story make for a harsh reality check for both, but he is sweetly determined to have her as his wife, and she is equally determined to not be. I loved his loyalty and his attitude, and in the end it took a lot of patience to win a too stubborn lady. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Naughty Scot by Frankie Love

This is a sweet, entertaining and steamy story. Kier is a loner type of guy who has just gotten custody of his deceased sister's son. Elsie is the nanny he hired for at least 3 months. Kier is shocked and unprepared for his body's reaction to Elsie, because he's still a virgin waiting for marriage. But he wants her so badly he has to stay away from her. Elsie is in the same position, she's a virgin who is saving herself for "the one", but Kier gets her hot and bothered every time she's around him. There's not a lot of tension between them, it's more of an explosion they have one night. But life is not smooth sailing for the 2 virgins, because of life, and a conscious. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Troublesome Roommate by Chloe Grey

This is a brilliant story. The writing is not great, always using "my boyfriend" "my boss" etc. instead of Kevin's name gets to be a bit too much. What really makes this great, and keeps you turning the pages, is trying to figure out what Kevin is hiding. Kevin rents a room from an old schoolmate, who happens to also live with Kevin's new secretary. Kevin wants her immediately, and is so angry when she opens the door, he's rude to her, then ignores her. Once he finds out that she's single, he's determined to win her. Audrey is done with men, all they do is treat her like dirt or cheat on her. But she can't seem to resist Kevin. But Kevin is hiding things, but there's no hint as to what it is until the end, and it wasn't what I thought it was, not even close. It's a must add to your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Accidental Knight by Nicole Snow

This is very funny, suspenseful and steamy. Some of the descriptions will catch you off guard and you'll find yourself laughing out loud, because you can't help it. Bella is timid and naive, so when her grandfather left his company and ranch to her, he also left her a husband. Someone who could protect her from being bullied by her parents, and give her the confidence she needs to deal with the nasty people who will be after her. Drake is the husband she didn't know about, but soon become her shield and rock. He's tough, intense and determined. His help turns her into a strong, brave and cheeky woman. Their relationship has a lot of ups and downs, but they make a great couple. The prize for best character though goes to Edison. He's smart and funny with a sassy attitude. A fascinating storyline, along with the interesting characters, made this hard to put down. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of

Men In Uniform by Romeo Alexander

This is entertaining, sweet and sad. Simon is a cop in Higbee, the town everyone is flocking to to see the Northern Lights. He gets a complaint about a trespasser and go to deal with it. What he finds in one Elijah Trimble following the tracks the aliens left behind. Simon is a no nonsense, just the facts kind of guy, so he thinks that Elijah is mentally unstable. Back at the station he grills Elijah some more, then lets him go. Elijah tries to check into the motel, but it's booked, so he sits outs thinking, because he can't leave town, he's got no car, and he needs to be there when the alien ship with his parents on it shows up. On his way home from work, Simon sees Elijah sitting on the curb and pulls over. When he learns that Elijah has nowhere to go he invites him to his household. Simon is drawn to the strange young man, even though he thinks Elijah isn't all there. Elijah can't believe how nice the cop is being, not even his adoptive family are that nice to hi

To Seduce A Rogue by Tracy Sumner

This is a dramatic, romantic, amusing and intriguing story. Charlie a is stubborn, passionate, cheeky, smart and vulnerable hoyden who has worked at the paper her father was editor for for several years. Adam is the new determined, tough, protective, unemotional and broken editor the owner hired temporarily. When he first shows up, she's not interested in working with him, but she finally gives in and does. There's something drawing them together, but Adam is adamant that nothing will happen. Except, she is driving him crazy, and he is driving himself even crazier with want. They become friends, and more. She probably understands him better then he does, which scares him silly. They go back and forth between playing with fire and avoiding each other, while issues with the paper, it's owner and the town constantly interference. It's a little slow at times, but it's a great story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Hidden Gems. This is my honest and vo

The Key In The Door by Blanche Dabney

This is an intriguing and interesting story. Jessica received a key and a flyer at her front door, the flyer was for an open house at a castle. Bored, broke and up for a change, she packs a suitcase and heads to Scotland. While she was being given a personal tour she was left alone, and decided to keep going When she found a locked door she tried her key, the door opened and she went through, and found herself being taken by two guards in armor. When confronted by a man who demanded to know how she got into the castle, she told him about the key and the door, he had her show him. When he took the key and unlocked the door, he shoved her through it and closed and locked I again. She found her on the outside of the castle, 20 feet up, with no way down. While she tried to get her up from the ledge she was hanging on, she ended up falling, right into the arms of a man. Eddard had seen her falling and ran to catch her. When he sees her face, the ideas of passing her off as the laird and lad

Strong For You by J.P. Oliver

This is an emotional tear-jerker, but also sweet and heartwarming. After Kai lost his wife during childbirth he fell into a deep depression. He was barely caring for his daughter, Maya, and didn't care about anything else. Kai's brother Wren finally talks him into visiting for a while, hoping that a change of scenery would help. One night Wren drags Kai out for dinner, they meet up with a couple of friends, one being Morgan. Kai's attraction to Morgan catches him completely off guard, not so much because he was a man, but because his wife had only been gone for a couple of months. Morgan is a psychologist and also owns and runs a daycare center. When the subject of what Kai was going to do with Maya when he went back to work, Morgan told him about his center. Kai enrolls Maya into the center, gets back to work and constantly thinks about Morgan. They do eventually start dating, but then Maya's grandparents cause trouble. Between what Kai goes through, the grandparents a

Lord if The North Wind by Jayne Castel

This is an intriguing, suspenseful and gripping story. Flann is intense, honorable,  stubborn and strong. Osana is brave, resilient, vulnerable and timid. After Flann had his heart broken, he decides that he wants to become a monk, but the Prior wouldn't let him take the vows. Instead, he became a scriber, having his own hut to live in and more freedom than the monks. One day some men show up, and tell Flann that he's needed to rule Northumbria, and be known as King Aldfrith. He does his duty, with the usual troubles that any court has. Osana is wife to one of Aldfrith's ealdormen, she and Aldfrith were drawn to each other while she and her husband were visiting for Aldfrith's handfasting, but both ignore it. Two years later Osana's husband dies, and while paying his respects, he tells Osana that she would always be welcome to come to him if she needed protection. So when her former sister-in-law throws her out she goes to him. And the drama begins. The two of them

Love Comes For The Bodyguard by Savannah Adams

This is a sweet, suspenseful, romantic and amusing story. Tyler is a determined, protective, caring and sweet old school gentleman. Brianna is patient, stubborn, gentle and trusting. They've know each other for years, her big brother is Tyler's best friend, and she's had a crush on him since high school. They have worked together for three years, but never socialized outside of work. When Tyler sees Brianna acting funny while talking to a customer, he goes over to check on her and realizes that something is up. The next time the customer comes in Tyler keeps his eyes on him and intervenes when the customer looks threatening. He decides that he needs to watch over her, because he cares, and because his best friend threatened dire consequences if anything happened to his sister while he was gone. Spending time together sparks feelings that they don't want to deal with. He wants her, but she's off limits and he doesn't think that she feels the same way. She wants h

The Devil of Dashford Manor by Nadine Millard

This is sweet, romantic, dramatic and entertaining. Simon is an uncaring rake, until the night he meets Amelia. After that night he is no longer interested in doing any of the things he normally did. She fascinated him, and made him want to be a more deserving man. Amelia has bern told her whole life that her little sister is the pretty one, that she was too much of a bluestocking. So she turns her interest into going on a dig in Scotland, and the man she wants to go with is Simon's cousin, but she doesn't know that in the beginning. They meet when they both ended up in the library while at a ball, and he kissed her, then she kissed him. But it's the end of the season so she'll be going home soon, too soon for Simon. He decides to throw a house party and ball, with the pretense being that he wants to introduce her to his cousin. He's charismatic, romantic and amusing underneath the uncaring rake. Amelia is fascinated with Simon, and confused by him, because no one h

Drake Brothers Box Set by Casey Peeler

These are sweet and romantic short stories about four brothers. The characters are strong, interesting and likable. The storylines are romantic and entertaining. It's a wonderful series. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Hot SEAL, Tijuana Nights by Cat Johnson

This is entertaining and romantic. Zach has treated Gabby badly because he heard something, then jumped to a conclusion that wasn't true. Gabby has been in love with Zach almost from the minute they met, but knows that nothing will come of it because he hates her. Zach's sister Amanda is Gabby's best friend, and when she's trying to start an interior designer career, Amanda hires Gabby to do it while he's deployed. Unfortunately Zach comes home much earlier than they thought he was, and catches Gabby living on his house. He gets mad and goes to meet his buddies, a few who have met Gabby. When the guys start describing her, Zach gets annoyed, because they are describing her as a hot, and he knows she is, he just won't admit it. One thing leads to another and Gabby and Zach end up in bed. She thinks it's a dream come true, he thinks of it as a fling. Hearts get hurt, crushes are admitted to, and the trip to Tiajauna starts the hot heavy. Once I started reading

Malady of The Heart by Emilee Harris

This is an interesting, entertaining and dramatic story. Gavin ended Mary have been best friends since childhood, and both ending up falling in love. Neither said anything because each of them were told in uncertain terms that a marriage between them would never be approved of. When Mary's oldest brother tells her that she is getting married, she tries running to Gavin. Meanwhile her twin talks Gavin into joining him onboard a ship as the doctor, which Gavin agrees to so that he doesn't have to see Mary with someone else. Mary enlists the help of a friend to get her to Gavin, but at the last second she bails, and tells Mary that it will be fine to go with just brother, Pembroke. Mary reluctantly goes, only to find her abandoned in a town in the opposite direction from where she should be. But Pembroke left behind a way for her to gain her independence, papers and clothing to disguise herself as a crew member on a ship. She absolutely did not want to marry, and she did know her

The Fire You Hold by Ciana Stone

This is intense, suspenseful and sweet. We finally know about Naomie's secret past, and Russ is getting closer to giving in. Mace finds love, twice over, then suffers a shocking injury. Naomie helps Amber hide what she's doing while on vacation. Both Delaney and Edward are pressuring Kal to sell his land. There are more serious incidents of attack on Heritage grounds. Naomie invites some friends to help out with Kal's trial and to try to figure out why someone would want the land so badly. The next book should be informative and intriguing. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Cowboy Billionaire's Fake Relationship by Bethany Rose

This is intriguing, dramatic, entertaining and romantic. Ethan left the ranch that he grew up five years ago and swore he'd never go back. But when his Grampi died, there was no one else to take care of the funeral arrangements. When the lawyer read the will Ethan was stunned, he had to be engaged within 30 days or the ranch would go to his cousin, who just wanted to make money by selling off small parcels. Izzy came back after 10 years because she was abandoned and betrayed by her fiancé. When Ethan sees Izzy at the diner, he finds that the high school crush he had for her was still there. Izzy had also had a crush on Ethan in high school, but she was a nerd and he was the quarterback, so she never said anything. Now he wants a favor, be his pretend fiancè so that he can keep the ranch, in return he would help her out with the money she needed to care for her parents. But old crushes turned into new flames. They just needed to learn to trust in love, and each other. Throw in a jea

One Night of Scandal by Darcy Burke

This is intriguing, romantic and amusing. Jack is determined, protective, sweet and charming. Viola is brave, impulsive, bold, stubborn and carefree. Viola has been masquerading as a man, Tavistock, in order to write a column about men in their natural habitat, a.k.a. the Wicked Duke, for a women's magazine. One night she hears some interesting gossip that she wants to try to learn more about, so she decides to go to Brook's. Before she makes it inside, she's stopped by Mr. Jack Barrett, who it turns out, actually knows that Tavistock is a woman, and who she is. They discuss the reason she went to Brook's, and Jack decides to help her. The next night he runs into her as Viola, and really notices her for the first time. Working together quickly turns into attraction, but neither is willing to admit to it, even to themselves, because neither is looking to get married, her because she likes her freedom, him because he's not yet 35. Things start to get dangerous when Ja